As with Google, Twitter saw a spike in activity related to the death of Steve Jobs. However, the company said that the number of tweets per second didn't break new records.
The Peak Records
Twitter told us that at 5pm PT yesterday, it saw 6,049 tweets per second happening at peak, with tweets continuing throughout the night and into today.
This leaves the news of Beyonce announcing her pregnancy during the MTV Video Music awards as the all-time record holder.
Records to date, for tweets per second (TPS), as peak times, as has been reported by Twitter to date:
8,868 TPS: Beyonce/MTV [...]
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